Letter from Frances Miller Seward to William Henry Seward, July 5, 1843

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Letter from Frances Miller Seward to William Henry Seward, July 5, 1843
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Distributor:Seward Family Digital Archive

Institution:University of Rochester

Repository:Rare Books and Special Collections

Date:1843-07-05

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Letter from Frances Miller Seward to William Henry Seward, July 5, 1843

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sender: Frances Seward
Birth: 1805-09-24  Death: 1865-06-21

location: Auburn, NY

receiver: William Seward
Birth: 1801-05-16  Death: 1872-10-10

location: Utica, NY

transcription: tap 

revision: crb 2018-03-06

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Wednesday evening – 8
My dear Henry,
I feared when I wrote before that I mig[ ht ]
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be alarming you unnecessarily – I believe I did
Julia
Birth: 1811 Death: 1847-07-24
was anxious to have me write and as the
would go in half an hour I had not time to go in
and see your Father
Birth: 1768-12-05 Death: 1849-08-24
– I have since been up and
talked with him – in vain tried to persuade him
allow me to ask the opinion of a physician
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– he
not consent to see one though I should have preferr[ ed ]
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their opinion to my own – I cannot perceive any n
alteration since morning – if any – his fever is aba[ ted ]
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I do not think him immediately dangerous – Mother
Birth: 1769-11-27 Death: 1844-12-11

says it is not best for you to come home at pres[ ent ]
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I will write again should there be the least unfavour[ able ]
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change – I have sent for McClallen
Birth: 1791-09-07 Death: 1860-11-16
to watch to night
Mother and Julia are nearly exhausted – your o[ wn ]
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Frances –
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William H. Seward
Utica
AUBURN N.Y.
JUL 6
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William Seward

Birth: 1801-05-16 Death: 1872-10-10
Frances A Seward
July 6, 1843